General Assistant – Catering

We are looking for enthusiastic outgoing individuals, with great customer service skills, to join our team at Raby Castle.

The hours will include weekends, bank holidays and school holidays so we are looking for flexible and reliable people.

Food Hygiene Level 2 and some previous experience would be an advantage.

Duties will include assisting in the preparation of food and delivering outstanding customer service, which provides for an unforgettable visitor experience, creating loyal, return visitors to Raby Estates.

A full job description can be downloaded using the link below. To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Graeme Mailen, Stables Café Manager,  at Graeme.Mailen@raby.co.uk


Leisure & Tourism Team Assistant

Raby is looking for a highly organised and efficient Leisure and Tourism Team Assistant that can support the Team on the day to day running of these operations. Working closely with the Events and Marketing Manager this is a demanding and fast-moving position that requires you to think on your feet, re-acting and dealing with numerous enquiries, stakeholders and processes.

Closing date for applications Friday 20th September 2019. 

Please find the Job Description to download below. If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV and a covering letter to Nicky Witchell, Events & Marketing Manager, nicky.witchell@raby.co.uk

Or post to
Nicky Witchell, Events & Marketing Manager, Raby Castle, Raby Park, Staindrop, County Durham, DL2 3AH


Volunteer at Raby Castle

Volunteers play a crucial role in helping to open Raby Castle to more visitors.

Our volunteer stewards is an exciting role if you like talking to people, want to meet new people and want to gain new skills.

Excellent customer service is at the heart of what we do, and our Volunteer Stewards help our visitors to discover more about Raby Castle and leave them feeling inspired. You will be key in imparting a welcoming presence and enhancing security alongside acting as a friendly source of information in the Castle’s public rooms.

You will work alongside the wider Visitor Services team to ensure the visitor experience meets our high standards; you will also be on hand to assist visitors throughout their visit, engaging visitors and supporting the Visitor Services team in the day to day running of Raby Castle.

There may be other opportunities to volunteer across Raby Estate. If you are interested in volunteering at Raby Castle, please download an application form below and email it to:


Or post to
Raby Castle, Staindrop, Darlington, Co. Durham, DL2 3AH

or call 01833 660202 for further information